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The lover

Author: Marguerite Duras; Barbara Bray; Maxine Hong Kingston
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Pantheon paperback edView all editions and formats
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Set in the prewar Indochina of Marguerite Duras's childhood, this is the haunting tale of a tumultuous affair between an adolescent French girl and her Chinese lover. In spare yet luminous prose, Duras evokes life on the margins of Saigon in the waning days of France's colonial empire, and its representation in the passionate relationship between two unforgettable outcasts.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marguerite Duras; Barbara Bray; Maxine Hong Kingston
ISBN: 0375700528 9780375700521 0375400850 9780375400858
OCLC Number: 37849455
Notes: English translation of: L'amant.
Description: 117 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Amant.
Responsibility: Marguerite Duras ; translated from the French by Barbara Bray ; introduction by Maxine Hong Kingston.
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Set in the prewar Indochina of Marguerite Duras's childhood, this is the haunting tale of a tumultuous affair between an adolescent French girl and her Chinese lover. In spare yet luminous prose, Duras evokes life on the margins of Saigon in the waning days of France's colonial empire, and its representation in the passionate relationship between two unforgettable outcasts.

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